As you might expect the battle lines have been quickly drawn on both sides of the 4K camp. The naysayers claim that most people can't tell the difference between 4K and HD. On the other side of the fence the proponents are saying that it's a major jump from HD with better color and a true immersive experience.
Comcast has launched a limited set of programming in Ultra HD, available on 2014 Samsung 4K TVs, becoming the latest distributor to stake out a beachhead in the next-generation video format. Initially, Comcast Xfinity customers will be able to stream every episode of the current season of NBC’s “Chicago Fire” and USA Network’s “Covert Affairs” and “Suits” via the Internet to compatible Samsung Ultra HD TVs. In February, the cable company is set to debut NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” (pictured…
One of the most in-your-face buzzwords at the past couple of CES shows has been '4K', and there's little doubt that the forthcoming event in early January will bring it back in full force. As it stands today, 4K really isn't that rare, or expensive. You can even get 4K PC monitors for an attractive price. There does remain one issue, however; A lack of 4K content. We're beginning to see things improve, but it's still pretty slow going.
Fremont, CA - December 10, 2014 - Blackmagic Design today announced that the Production Camera 4K and Cinema Camera were used to shoot Hilary Duff’s “All About You” lyric music video. The music video was shot by LA based production company Nightjar, which is helmed by brothers Felix and Julian Mack and specializes in creating multimedia content, including video, animation, editing and sound.
Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the addition of two new extension solutions. Both products use HDBaseT™ to deliver resolutions up to 4K with various methods of control supported. In addition, the maximum signal delivery range has been increased from 100 to 150 meters. Varying price points and control options differentiate the two solutions, offering installation options for audio/video integrators.
Allwinner Technology, a worldwide leader in application processor design, today announced its new full 4K OTT box solution H3, after its release of octa-core A80 and H8 solutions for smart OTT box market this year.
Vimeo today announced that Vimeo Pro subscribers will now be able to upload their videos in 4K, aka ultra high-definition video quality. Vimeo is far from the only online video service starting to offer content in 4K. In the last year, Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon Prime have all started offering access to 4K quality videos. Of course, to enjoy 4K video, you need to have a 4K TV capable of delivering the increased high-definition picture (otherwise, it’s wasted). However, as such TVs come…
The future of 4K Ultra HD received a rocket-propelled boost today with the launch of a DIRECTV satellite that will deliver the new standard in TV image quality directly to viewers’ homes in the U.S., along with more HD for local markets and backup for DIRECTV’s existing fleet of six HD satellites.
Habitech, a value-added distributor of home entertainment and automation products has announced the availability of a new range of Projecta screens featuring an advanced ‘HD Progressive’ screen surface, which is designed to maximise the colour fidelity, uniformity and pixel resolution of 4K and UHD image projection.
Blackmagic Design today announced that actor and director Damon Gameau’s new documentary “That Sugar Film” was shot using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Production Camera 4K. The documentary was also graded using DaVinci Resolve and premiered in competition at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam in November.